Horizon Foundation
Grants Made in December 2000

American Textile History Museum Michael J. Smith,
Executive Director
Lowell, Massachusetts
One year grant of $10,000 to support the outreach component of the Museum's new Threads of Learning Education Initiative.
The Arts Council of Princeton Doretta Gallucci,
Managing Director
Princeton, New Jersey
One year grant of $10,000 to support the Arts Exchange,a program which introduces visual, performing, musical and literary arts to homeless children.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cape Cod and the Islands Stu Peoples,
Executive Director
Centerville, Massachusetts
One year grant of $12,000 to establish a site-based mentoring program with Barnstable High School Services to mentor and tutor children in elementary and middle school that are from single-parent families.
Cape Symphony Orchestra Pamela Morrill,
Director of Development
Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts
Two year grant of $10,000 and $7,000 to support the CSO Education and Access Plan which will provide unique educational opportunities to learners of all ages through live classical music.
Corner House Gary DeBlasio,
Executive Director
Princeton, New Jersey
One year grant of $12,000 to support the Students and Teachers Approaching Resolution Together (START) - Phase II program, which includes a peer leadership and a middle school mentoring component and a "Kid's Council."
Imagine Studios Kristine Malpica,
Executive Director
Amesbury, Massachusetts
One year grant of $3,000 to support ongoing youth programming in performing and visual arts, performances, exhibits and special events.
KIDS Consortium Fran Rudoff,
Executive Director
Lewiston, Maine
One year grant of $11,000 to support the KIDS as Planners teacher training program, to be delivered by a collaboration of KIDS and Kieve Affective Education staff at Kieve's Kennedy Learning Center and on-site in schools.
Maine Alliance for Arts Education Kit Pfeiffer,
Executive Director
Augusta, Maine
One year grant of $10,000 to support start-up costs of Arts Every Day programs and trainings for MAAE's Regional Initiatives in Franklin County, Maine.
MetroWest YMCA Jeanne McAllister,
Framingham, Massachusetts
One year grant of $3,000 to support High Flight, an outdoor adventure-based counseling program for at-risk teens.
The Morris Farm Trust Christine H. James,
Executive Director
Wiscasset, Maine
Two year grant of $25,000: $12,500 per year, to support the Morris Farm K-12 Education Program which teaches children, through field trips and winter and summer programs, in a variety of agricultural and environmental education offerings.
Music at Eden's Edge Maria Benotti,
Artisitic Director
Essex, Massachusetts
One year grant of $5,000 to support MEE's presentations of classical music programs in six public schools on the North Shore of Boston in 2001-2002.
Princeton Family YMCA Cecilia York,
Acting President
Princeton, New Jersey
One year grant of $12,000., with a challenge component for year two for an additional $12,000, to support the Leadership Development Institute, which seeks to develop a year round, disciplined approach to build character and citizenship, develop decision-making skills, and teach accountability and responsibility to teens.
S.A.F.E. Studio, Inc. Deborah Moules,
Executive Director
Ipswich, Massachusetts
One year grant of $11,000 to support pilot year funding for the Children-at-Risk program which targets 7-10 year old children who require adjunctive group services in expressive therapy.
Skidompha Library Susan Lemos,
Director of Development
Damariscotta, Maine
One year grant of $10,000 to help provide start-up funding for staff and materials needed to design a year-round program, called Skidompha Sleuths about local history and the environment for school-age children. A second year of funding up to $10,000 is possible, pending mid-term progress.
Trenton After School Program Tina Blackledge,
Executive Director
Trenton, New Jersey
One year grant of $10,000 to support TASP's 6th Grade Bridge Program which is designed to provide life skills, leadership training, and academic and enrichment activities for fifth and sixth graders enrolled in the program.
Wellspring House, Inc. Stacy Randell,
Director of Cape Ann Families
Gloucester, Massachusetts
One year grant of $10,000 to support the Teen Action Group to teach teens about being advocates for community change, encourage volunteerism, and offer meaningful opportunities for youth interaction.